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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 13, 1982, New Braunfels, Texas                                National October 5A WASHINGTON AP While Democrats President Reagan is taking a break from his inperson campaigning to sign a job training bill and deliver a nationally televised progress report on the economy that he promises will be nonpa Reagans request for free time tonight from the major networks followed an unsuccessful effort by the Republican National Committee to purchase a similar block of time for him to deliver a campaign But the president appeared to be winning a battle with the television two of which first balked at carrying such a broad cast less than three weeks before the 2 CBS and NBC say they plan to carry the Oval Office speech scheduled for ABC told the White House it would Even before the Reagan was nto give economic progress report keeping his focus on the economy as Election Day setting aside time today to sign a job training bill that his spokesmen argue the administration has supported since last Democrats claim the measure was their The president has been pointing to the legislation for more than a week as evidence of his administrations efforts to help counter the nations rising unemployment As passed by it represented a combination of proposals from both Democrats and House Speaker Thomas ONeill D complained last week that no Democrats were being invited to the signing Deputy White House press secretary Larry Speakes said Reagan had no new program or announcements to offer in his economic ad although one administration official promised there will be some news in And the president himself had trouble keeping a straight face when he told reporters Monday evening as he returned to Washington after a Texas campaign ap pearance that the speech would not be smiling and then chuckling when he said the broadcast will be Reagan will resume his political travel next in Illinois and On Reagan responded to a question about the partisanship issue by asking Doesnt everyone want the economy to get better Democratic are con tinuing their effort to get the networks to boycott the NBC was offering Democrats time at EOT Thursday to respond while CBS was offering EOT Christopher spokesman for said Tuesday night that Democrats will reject the equal time demanding instead that the networks carry a response immediately following Reagans Holdridge named Indonesian ambassador WASHINGTON AP President ending a yearlong diplomatic says he will name a senior State Department of ficial to serve as the next ambassador to in a surprise announced the nomination of John Holdridge to the am bassadorial post in a toast during a state dinner Tuesday night honoring Indonesian President Its a terrific said Holdridges Secretary of State George The 54yearold Holdridge is currently assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Reagans announcement in the White House East Room brought cries of and a round of As you are Assistant Secretary Holdridge is our most senior diplomat ex perienced in East Asian Reagan told Fred Thornberry Jim Hightower Agriculture commisioner race I i vens up d u I1 ca m paig n AUSTIN AP Republican Fred Thornberry calls his Jim a charlatan backed by liberal agitator Hightower responds that Thornberry is seriously Harsh words in a campaign for agriculture by all accounts one of the most boring jobs in the Texas state But the race to determine who gets to calibrate gasoline pumps and inspect sweet potatoes has produced the best campaign faux pas and oneliners of an otherwise routine political season in the Lone Star Democrat former editor of the liberal weekly Texas has emerged as a kind of bornagain redneck and standup He says things If you were to lay all the experts end to it would be a good Hisstaff calls him Whole is a Texas alumnus and chicken expert who quotes German philosopher Nietzsche in his campaign press He en tered the race after Hightower defeated state Agriculture Commissioner Reagan Brown in the Democratic primary on May Brown was no slouch at making He once accidentally cut off a finger with a chain saw while building a Safety on the Farm exhibition He battled the fire ant with such religious fervor that stuck his hand in an ant hole so television cameramen could get footage of him being Just before the Brown stumbled before TV cameras when he referred to renowned educator Booker Washington as that great black In the primary Brown traveled the state charging that Hightowers support camefrom socialistic punks up But Hightower soundly defeated Brown by promising to save family farms and reduce supermarket Theres a lot more to being agriculture com missioner than putting a straw in your mouth and humming Thank God Im a Country Hightower Its a line he used against and he likes it so much he has revived it for the campaign against Hightower says he wants to use the job to influence farm legislation in but Thornberry as Brown did in the primary warns that Hightower is a political opportunist who is seeking a step pingstone to higher office and who would turn the state agriculture department into a training ground for political once an aide to liberal former Ralph ran a losing campaign for state railroad commissioner fouryears ago as He has written two books on agricultural Eat Your Heart Out and Hard Hard This Hightower is believed to be the beneficiary of voter discontent over record farm idled grain elevators and low farm and is regarded as a shooin to succeed Arsonist bullying scared Fort Worth police say FORT WORTH AP Police say an arsonist who is terrorizing a northside neighborhood here with a string of fires dating to March 1981 has bullied residents into keeping quiet about his Fire Dunkin said authorities have canvassed the Diamond Hill area asking witnesses who have seen the man for We just keep working and hoping that somebody will either get mad enough or brave enough to come forward and give us some he Residents have told investigators a man who lives in the area has bragged of setting the but Dunkin said no one will identify him out of fear he will see them talking with officers and torch their Once you determine a fires you work it just like any other police Dunkin But if people in the neighborhood dont its very One neighbor who asked not to be identified said her neighbors are beginning to get We watched house after house she Five of the which date back to March were definitely Dunkin Several other house fires in a 10to 15block area also may have been though investigators have not determined the exact causes of the he All the fires but one were in inhabited but so no one has been hurt in any of the The latest fire caused about in damage to a house Sunday Weve got a but at this point thats all he is a Dunkin All weve got is some The fire investigator said burglary apparently was the motive for at least one of the but in vestigators so far have been unable to establish a definite pattern or discover solid The word around the residents is that the whom they describe as strange although they have never spoken to has threatened to wipe out the block of 3100 Several of the including the latest were set on that Dunkin said no one who actually has heard the threats has come and a police canvass of the area unearthed no solid If neighbors are afraid to have investigators come to their well be glad to meet with them he Alien deaths Warrants will name officials say MCALLEN Federal authorities plan to issue additional arrest warrants naming coconspirators in an alien smuggling operation that caused the deaths of five a Border Patrol official Well issue warrants and get them the suspects when we Border Patrol assistant chief Vickery said after a third man named in warrants issued earlier Larry surrendered about 2 Tuesday at the McAllen Border Patrol office and appeared before Magistrate Susan Williams on a charge of conspiring to transport illegal Bond was set at court clerk Olga Sauceda Vickery said his office will take a closer look at the case and then issue more arrest warrants in the failed smuggling He said he could not estimate how many additional warrants will be Four Salvadorans were found dead about late 4 in a tractortrailer rig abandoned near 15 miles north of the Mexico Autopsies showed the three men and one woman died of suffocation compounded by heat The body of another Salvadoran man was discovered Saturday partially sub merged in a drainage ditch near an orange grove where 10 Salvadorans had been left by An autopsy revealed he died of a com bination of exposure and heat with possible drowning also a according to Ruben Hildago County medical Two other men named in federal arrest warrants Robert James and Edward Gene 38 surren dered to the Border Patrol Thursday and are being held in lieu of bond each on charges of charges of transporting illegal aliens and conspiracy to transport illegal aliens within the United Patrol investigator Ray Diaz said Mc Coy may be the person who abandoned the truck with the Salvadorans locked Manners and Hunter may have assisted in supplying the aliens and loading the aliens into the The 26 people trapped in the 18wheeler began to and four when the trucks air conditioner Five days authorities discovered the body of another Salvadoran partially submerged in a drainage The man lost his mind and ran from the orange grove after smugglers left him and nine others there to the Salvadorans Two other aliens abandoned at the grove have not been Two Salvadorans found in the aban doned truck remained hospitalized in critical and guarded conditions at McAllen Methodist according to super visor Martha Car crash stops rape AUSTIN AP Police hope a hospital or clinic will help them find a man suspected of abducting a University of Texas employee who deliberately crashed her car to keep the man from raping Authorities said Tuesday they dont recommend it for but admit the tactic worked for the unidentified woman who said a man with a knife accosted her in a parking lot and had her drive him around East Austin for about 30 Police believe the man was injured in the headon collision and may medical at He disappeared into a wooded area northeast of Austin after the woman ran her car into an oncoming pick up Authorities said she told them the man grabbed her as she left work Monday and she thought he intended to rape She steered her car into the truck and was able to get out of the car and explain her predicament to the who pulled a garden hoe on the kidnapper and told him to drop his ac cording to sheriffs deputy Curtis The driver of the truck was not but the woman was treated for cuts and bruises at a local Investigators said the abductor may have facial cuts and internal injuries suffered when he slammed into the As far as the end result is she did the right Hal Caldwell of the sheriffs office But I would not recommend San Antonio Savings for interestearning checking Not only does San Antonio 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